Three charged for trafficking crack cocaine

Three charged for trafficking crack cocaine

As a result of an ongoing Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) investigation, the North Bay Police Service’s Street Crime Unit arrested and charged the following people yesterday:

Ryan Antonio Fray, age 23, of no fixed address from the Greater Toronto area, was charged with:

  • One count of possession of crack cocaine for the purpose of trafficking;
  • Two counts of possession of property (currency) obtained by crime;
  • One count of possession of cannabis (marijuana); and
  • One count of possession of cocaine

Raymond Oppong, age 24, of Brampton, was charged with:

  • Two counts of possession of crack cocaine for the purpose of trafficking;
  • Two counts of possession of property (currency) obtained by crime; and
  • One count of possession of cannabis (marijuana).

Tammy St. Clair, age 34 of Toronto, was charged with:

  • One count of driving while disqualified;
  • Two counts of possession of property (currency) obtained by crime;
  • One count of possession of crack cocaine for the purpose of trafficking; and
  • One count of possession of cannabis (marijuana).

On Tuesday 15 September at 8:06 p.m. in the area of Seymour Street, police arrested the two men, who were later searched and found to be in possession of 13.8 grams of suspected crack cocaine and Canadian currency. Following a traffic stop conducted a short distance away at approximately 8:10 p.m., police arrested the female driver and seized cash found to be in her possession.

At 2:44 a.m. this morning, police executed a CDSA search warrant at a North Bay hotel, in the room where the three accused were staying. As a result of the search, police located an additional 85 grams of suspected cocaine, a small quantity of suspected marijuana and Canadian currency.

The estimate street value of the seized crack cocaine is $14,955. Police also seized a total of $2,472 in Canadian currency.

All three accused were held in custody for bail hearings.